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About Namratha Murugeshan

Namratha Murugeshan is an IV year B.A., LLB. (Hons.) candidate at NALSAR, Hyderabad. She is the current Editor-in-Chief of the NALSAR Legal Practice Hub.

Third-Party funding in Litigation

By | September 3rd, 2019|Access to Justice, Bar Council of India Rules, Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Litigation Practice|

Editor's note: In this post, Namratha Murugeshan, explains Third-Party Funding (TPF) in litigation. The post looks at the pros and cons of allowing TPF given the current set of regulations we have.    What is Third-Party funding (TPF)? TPF or litigation financing refers to a model where when a party’s litigation costs are covered by [...]

Post-Retirement Appointment of Judges in India

By | May 5th, 2019|Adjudication and Judicial Process, Judicial Administration, Judicial Ethics, Supreme Court of India|

Editor’s Note: In this article, Namratha Murugeshan critically assesses the executive government’s power to appoint retired judges to tribunals and commissions (post-retirement appointments). She first underscores the impact that these post-retirement offers have on judicial independence and second, appraises the suitability of judges as members of tribunals. Recently Supreme Court Justice A.K. Sikri was caught [...]